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Shawty's Cafe

$$ - $$$Pizza, Cafe,
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 3155
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Just had a couple of pizzas for dinner. I am pregnant and assumed that the salmon would be cooked, but came out cold smoked. The waitress was amazing, not only making again from scratch, but asking about the aioli (which I didn't see on the...More

Thank 2016aandm
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, tasty food. Top class service, what more could you ask for. Twizel keeps offering up some great cafe experiences. Well done Shawty's!

Thank NZ H
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and cozy atmosphere. We had beef cheeks, roast potatoes, pumpkin soup and yogurt panna cotta for desert. All delicious and made with care!

Thank Tea8255
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We are glad we stopped for breakfast. Great food and brilliant service. Nice relaxed atmosphere for the start of the day. Recommend Shawty's for a great breakky.

Thank HappyCamper2108
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The fact that Shawtys has to close through part of the winter is a shame and a loss to those that would undoubtedly enjoy their meals. We dined at Shawtys the day they opened following a 3-week closure. Shawtys is a regular dining spot for...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Stopped in here for a quick coffee and was not disappointed! Great friendly service and good coffee, would like to come back and try out a Pizza sometime they looked amazing!

Thank Dunnersfireman64
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Found pizzas and cannelloni really amazing!! We stopped here on the way to queenstown and loved this place; great ambience and delicious food with reasonable cost. We paid around 105NZD for 5 pizzas and a cannelloni. Good experience!

Thank srivastavaz
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night for dinner. Very warm cosy atmosphere. Friendly service and food was amazing. Beautifully presented and flavored were spot on! Would highly recommend

Thank sarahst1
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Amazing little place with excellent gourmet pizzas! We thought they only served coffee, tea, sandwiches and cakes but apparently it was way more! had an amazing bowl of tomato soup, scrumptious pizzas (salmon and mushrooms), salmon salad and venison blue cheese ciabatta. Also they served...More

Thank Renard G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We have stopped in twice now on our travels to take advantage of this amazing deal in the afternoons. Best coffee and the choice brownie is to die for! Thank so much guys

Thank NatashaRachael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 3155
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Since its beginnings in 2005, Shawtys has built up a strong reputation, synonymous for fine food and great espresso. A destination in the Mackenzie Country. Open 7 days from 8.30am till late over the summer months with reduced hours during the winter season. Shawtys has a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, and cabinet food available, and our chef's are committed to providing you with great qualiy food at an affordable price. With a comprehensive gourmet pizza menu and great range of gluten free and vegetarian options there is something to suit everyones taste.Step into warm surroundings and take in the "New York" inspired decor. Shawtys recently underwent an amazing facelift and would not be out of place in a bustling city scene. A new look has led to a renewed focus on excellent quality wines and an array of craft beers. Shawtys offers a dining experience of high standard in a relaxed setting, perfect for an intimate dinner with friends or larger gathering. We aim to leave a lasting impression on our customers with great service and we invite you to check us out.
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